Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Continuous Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Continual Improvement
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 39 58
Rank change year-on-year +15 +19 -8
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 67 46 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 9.10% 6.48% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.42% 7.43% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 35 16
Oxford median daily rate £400 £425 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +15.25% -30.42%
10th Percentile £325 £327 £353
90th Percentile £653 £516 £458
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £438 £375
% change year-on-year +2.86% +16.67% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate £20.00 - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 - -

Continuous Improvement is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 643 619 553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 87.36% 87.18% 82.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 475 455
Oxford median daily rate £450 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +4.38% -0.62%
10th Percentile £320 £188 £229
90th Percentile £588 £538 £517
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 23
Oxford median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -55.56% +221.43%
10th Percentile £14.30 £13.59 £12.10
90th Percentile £77.50 £47.60 £55.60
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +57.89%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Oxford

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Oxford

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Oxford over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 24 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.39%) Software Delivery
3 14 (20.90%) Scrum
4 13 (19.40%) Project Management
5 12 (17.91%) Test Automation
6 11 (16.42%) Kanban
6 11 (16.42%) Finance
6 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
7 10 (14.93%) JIRA
8 9 (13.43%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (11.94%) CRM
9 8 (11.94%) ERP
9 8 (11.94%) Marketing
9 8 (11.94%) Confluence
9 8 (11.94%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 7 (10.45%) FinancialForce
10 7 (10.45%) Web Development
10 7 (10.45%) Linux
10 7 (10.45%) Active Directory
11 6 (8.96%) Ruby
11 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (8.96%) Windows
11 6 (8.96%) Java
11 6 (8.96%) Python
11 6 (8.96%) Windows Server
12 5 (7.46%) Analytics
12 5 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (7.46%) Computer Science
12 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (7.46%) PHP

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.94%) Confluence
2 4 (5.97%) Apache
3 2 (2.99%) Drupal
3 2 (2.99%) WordPress
4 1 (1.49%) JBoss
4 1 (1.49%) nginx
4 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Magento
2 2 (2.99%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) FinancialForce
2 5 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.97%) Office 365
4 2 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.99%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.49%) Route 53
5 1 (1.49%) Slack
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) BGP
1 4 (5.97%) Firewall
1 4 (5.97%) OSPF
2 3 (4.48%) Ethernet
2 3 (4.48%) MPLS
2 3 (4.48%) Network Security
2 3 (4.48%) VLAN
3 2 (2.99%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.99%) VoIP
4 1 (1.49%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.49%) LDAP
4 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.49%) VPN
4 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.49%) GIS
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) JIRA
2 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.99%) Subversion
3 2 (2.99%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (16.42%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Marketing
3 3 (4.48%) Games
3 3 (4.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) Developer
2 12 (17.91%) Administrator
3 9 (13.43%) Analyst
3 9 (13.43%) Support Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Cloud Administrator
4 8 (11.94%) ERP Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) ERP Support
4 8 (11.94%) Project Manager
4 8 (11.94%) Salesforce Administrator
4 8 (11.94%) Salesforce Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Salesforce Support
5 7 (10.45%) Financial Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Software Project Manager
5 7 (10.45%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Web Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Agile Project Manager
6 6 (8.96%) Development Manager
6 6 (8.96%) Development Project Manager
6 6 (8.96%) Software Development Manager
6 6 (8.96%) Software Development Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) CSS
1 3 (4.48%) HTML
1 3 (4.48%) Velocity
2 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.99%) Node.js
2 2 (2.99%) Symfony
3 1 (1.49%) .NET
3 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.49%) CSS3
3 1 (1.49%) HTML5
3 1 (1.49%) JSON
3 1 (1.49%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.49%) POSIX
3 1 (1.49%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (1.49%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.99%) User Experience
4 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.49%) CMDB
4 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) Linux
2 6 (8.96%) Windows
2 6 (8.96%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.97%) CentOS
3 4 (5.97%) Debian
3 4 (5.97%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.39%) Software Delivery
3 14 (20.90%) Scrum
4 13 (19.40%) Project Management
5 12 (17.91%) Test Automation
6 11 (16.42%) Kanban
7 8 (11.94%) CRM
7 8 (11.94%) ERP
8 7 (10.45%) Web Development
9 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.46%) Analytics
10 5 (7.46%) Change Management
10 5 (7.46%) TDD
11 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.97%) Web Analytics
12 3 (4.48%) Data Analysis
12 3 (4.48%) Extreme Programming
12 3 (4.48%) ITIL
12 3 (4.48%) Network Design
12 3 (4.48%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.96%) Java
1 6 (8.96%) Python
1 6 (8.96%) Ruby
2 5 (7.46%) PHP
3 4 (5.97%) Bash Shell
3 4 (5.97%) SQL
4 3 (4.48%) C#
4 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.99%) Perl
5 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.49%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.49%) AWK
6 1 (1.49%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.48%) CCNA
2 3 (4.48%) CCNP
3 2 (2.99%) Degree
4 1 (1.49%) CCIE
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (10.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.49%) iptables
4 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) HAProxy
1 4 (5.97%) SELinux
2 1 (1.49%) Ansible
2 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.43%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (11.94%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 5 (7.46%) VMware
5 3 (4.48%) Cisco
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle
6 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.99%) Citrix
6 2 (2.99%) Talend
7 1 (1.49%) Adobe
7 1 (1.49%) Assembla
7 1 (1.49%) Avaya
7 1 (1.49%) Juniper
7 1 (1.49%) Meraki
7 1 (1.49%) NetApp
7 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds